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Ronald K Ford Memorial Scholarship

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Congratulations to the two winners of the 2020 Ronald K. Ford Memorial Scholarship!

Ronald K. Ford Memorial Scholarship

Ronald K. Ford was a member of the ACU Board of Directors for 12 years, and an integral part of our community as a whole. His love of working with students and his passion for education was an essential springboard to launch the scholarship in his honor. And we want to bring his enthusiasm for higher learning to our ACU community! We hope that this scholarship will make it possible for our young members to make the next step in their education program for college.

Associated Credit Union will annually award $5,000 in scholarships as follows: Two (2) $2,500 awards for a total of two scholarships.


Applicants must meet all of the following conditions:

  • Be a graduating high school senior in 2020.
  • Proof of acceptance to an accredited 4-year college, university, or technical school.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 with an official high school transcript.
  • Two (2) letters of reference: (1) from a school official (teacher, coach, counselor, etc) and (1) from a non-family member (neighbor, employer, friend, etc).

To Apply

Create a video 60 seconds or less answering one of the following questions:

  • Describe the most important goal you have established for yourself regarding your future undergraduate experience and explain how the Ronald K. Ford Memorial Scholarship fits into accomplishing this goal.
  • Describe the most profound moment of your high school career and how it shaped you to the person you are today.

Submit your video and information

  • Make sure you have a Google/Gmail account.
  • Upload your video to YouTube.
  • Fill out and submit the online application form (application period has officially closed) with the necessary information, documents, and the link to your YouTube video. You will have to login to your Google/Gmail account in order to fill out and submit the online application form.
  • Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2020.
  • If selected as a winner, entrant will be required to open a Primary Share Account for deposit of scholarship funds, if they are not already a member of ACU.

The 2020 application period has officially closed.